colosseum colosseum  /ˌkɑ lə ˈsi əm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a large amphitheater in Rome whose construction was begun by Vespasian about AD 75 or 80

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  • Pope Blesses 35,000 Harley Davidsons

    On Sunday at the Vatican, Pope Francis blessed thousands of Harley-Davidson motorcycles and their owners. Some estimates say a half-million Harley owners from around the world came to Rome for the four-day honoring of the American manufacturer, which celebrated its 110th anniversary. The main events were Saturday's parade past the Colosseum and other historic landmarks as well as Sunday's ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

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  1. "I'm coming back home to the Colosseum at Caesars Palace and I'm very excited about it," Dion said in a press release on her website. "With the orchestra and the band we're going to be able to perform our songs like never before. The...
    on Feb 10, 2010 By: Celine Dion Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. "The Colosseum originally was a place of persecution and unspeakable violence," Mayor Walter Veltroni said. "But now it is a symbol of peace and reconciliation."
    on Jan 6, 2007 By: Walter Veltroni Source: Reuters.uk

  3. "It felt as if somebody had closed down Rome, and we were in the middle of the Colosseum with the Giants. Two teams of ancient gladiators," Lott said later.
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Ronnie Lott Source: Nuevo Mundo

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